Tinsley Ellis

As a proud Georgia-based artist, with his new album “Red Clay Soul,” Tinsley Ellis celebrates a legacy built on four decades of performing, recording and song writing. He has achieved a lot of success and worked with some of the best in the business. He has toured the globe, released 19 albums, and hit the heights of commercial success with songs covered by other artists, notably, Jonny Lang recording “A Quitter Never Wins.” He won Rock/Blues Album of the Year with Tough Love in 2015 along with other notable awards. In this episode, we will meet the man behind the music, and discover why he loves the blues so much.

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On Tour is an Emmy Award winning music and performance program recorded live on location at local venues in and around Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey. The On Tour series features regional, national and international artists performing a wide range of musical styles including rock n' roll, R&B, country, jazz, blues, alternative rock, indie, folk and classical. The hallmark of On Tour is the seamless weaving of intimate artist interviews with great performances.

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